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Top 10 Souvenirs From Okinawa to Bedazzle Your Friends and Family!

Cherry blossom viewing in Okinawa (沖縄) might have already come to an end but it’s never too late to enjoy the sheer grandeur of Japan’s southernmost prefecture. Due to its geographical location, Okinawa is the only place in the country that enjoys a tropical-like climate comparable to its neighboring countries, such as the Philippines and…

Running Out of Souvenir Ideas? Here are 3 Perfect Cosmetic Souvenirs From Japan!

It is a very rare occurrence to find a cosmetic item that comes at an affordable price yet superb quality. In Japan, there are so many beauty products to choose from. Some are used as souvenirs not only because of their beautiful packaging but also because of their excellent quality. I highly recommend 3 perfect…

Enjoy Japanese Food Sample Art With These Cute Bookmarks

Japan is an expert when it comes to creating realistic-looking food samples. Many restaurants display these samples in their windows as an example of the food they serve, and to attract more customers with very real looking plastic food. For us folks who do not own a restaurant, we appreciate fake food as well, it…

Learn About ’Mizuhiki’ and Why They Are Used to Decorate Japanese Gifts

Have you ever seen Japanese traditional ribbons before? These are called “mizuhiki” in Japanese. It is a form of art which uses special cords which are twisted to form various kinds of objects and shapes. These are commonly used for decorating celebratory gift envelopes. Let’s find out how it has been shaped over the years.…

3 Important Tips to Keep In Mind When You Attend a Japanese Wedding

You may have the opportunity to attend a Japanese wedding, but you may be unsure of what you should or should not do. This short article will highlight 3 important points when attending a wedding in Japan! theweddinglocation.com/ Goshugi nagai-kamimise.com/ It is customary to give a gift in the form of money which is called…

Indulge in a Lavish Getaway at St Regis Osaka: Fit for Kings and Queens

St. Regis Osaka is one exclusively luxurious hotel where you can experience elegance at its finest. It is situated in the most coveted location, Midosuji, the Champs Elysées of Osaka. It also provides proximity to popular cultural landmarks such as Shitennoji Temple, the Municipal Museum of Fine Art, and the city’s most exclusive shopping boulevard.…

Celebrate the Holiday Season by Spreading Nintendo Joy!

What does Christmas mean to you? A couple weeks’ break from responsibilities? A time of festivities and celebration perhaps? Or spending precious moments with your loved ones? At least one of those things should relate to each one of you. However, we can all unanimously agree that gift giving is the pinnacle of the holiday…

The Perfect Gift to Fulfill Any Seamstress’ Christmas Wish!

‘Oekaki’ is simply a Japanese word for ‘drawing a picture’. Oekaki is also a series of sewing machines produced by Toyota Home Sewing company, a subsidiary of the Toyota Group. Usually, using the conventional sewing machines, one cannot have a free hand motion. These Oekakis are used to draw ‘free motion embroidery’ and are an…

Dos and Don’ts: Gift Giving and Reciprocation Custom in Japan

In Japan, gift giving is often incorporated with different situations. Whether it be for a wedding, a child’s birth, or even confinement in a hospital, you will receive gifts from your Japanese family or friends. So in Japan, when you receive a gift, it is important to reciprocate the act to express your gratitude to…
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